The latest edition of our weekly look at individual Washington Capitals ups and downs.
|- 1, Washington Goal - Nicklas Backstrom (13), from Alexander Ovechkin and Alexander Semin at 1:18. 2, Washington Goal - Mike Green (7), from Eric Fehr and Chris Clark at 6:47. Penalties - Alexander Semin, Washington (Tripping), 8:04.|
|- 3, Buffalo Goal - Paul Gaustad (7), from Derek Roy and Jason Pominville at 5:04. 4, Washington Goal - Brendan Morrison (10), from Tomas Fleischmann and Michael Knuble at 10:48. 5, Buffalo Goal - Tim Connolly (7), from Steve Montador and Michael Grier at 12:52. Penalties - Mike Knuble, Washington (Interference), 2:52; Drew Stafford, Buffalo (Roughing), 3:21; Brendan Morrison, Washington (Interference), 4:08.|
|- 6, Washington Power-Play Goal - Nicklas Backstrom (14), from Alexander Semin and Alexander Ovechkin at 10:55. 7, Washington Power-Play Goal - Alexander Ovechkin (24), from Brooks Laich and Mike Green at 12:10. Penalties - Craig Rivet, Buffalo (Hooking), 9:20; Paul Gaustad, Buffalo (Tripping), 10:29.|